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Rene Battaglini oral history
Description: Sound recording of Lucille Kendall's 1979 interviews with San Francisco labor organizer Rene Battaglini documenting his involvement in the labor movement of the 1930s and 1940s in San Francisco, as well as the history of the San Francisco hotel strikes of 1937 and 1941-1942. Collection...

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39 itemsWelcome to California Historical Society

The mission of the California Historical Society is to inspire and empower Californians to make the past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives. The current CHS headquarters accommodate the administrative offices, North Baker Research Library, exhibition galleries, and museum store.

* Over 4,500 dedicated members belong to the Society.
* Publishes California History, a quarterly journal.
* Keeps an active public program schedule, including exhibitions, lectures, and other public events.
* The California Historical Society holds one of the richest collections of primary and secondary materials in the state on the social, cultural, economic, and political development of California.
* The North Baker Research Library provides public access to the collection, Wednesday through Friday, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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